The Hounding of Roger Pielke Jr
In a week when the UK has seen a prominent academic forced from her post …
How the IPCC Sees What Isn’t There
Statistician William M Briggs reviews the field of climate attribution studies, in which changes in the weather are blamed on humankind. He concludes that climate scientists are far too confident in their conclusions.
Survival of the Richest: Smart Homes and Energy Rationing
Although promoted as a way to help deliver decarbonisation, smart homes are a sticking plaster solution, and in reality are a way to ration electricity.
Suboptimal Fingerprinting? A debate about climate statistics
Ross McKitrick explains in layman’s terms the statistical errors he has found in the “optimal fingerprinting” methodology, widely used to attribute weather events to human influence.